The commemoration of 1995-96 Chicago Bulls continues with a look at the reaction to the news that Dennis Rodman was coming to Chicago. “Here’s Dennis, Potential Menace,” read a headline in the Chicago Tribune on October 6, 1995. I wasn’t the biggest Will Perdue fan, but I remember feeling confused and disappointed when I heard that he […]
January 15, 1974 – NBA Commissioner Walter Kennedy took the day of the All-Star game in Seattle to announce the 1 week suspension and $2,000 fine of Bulls coach Dick Motta. The punishment followed an incident toward the end of the Bulls’ January 4th loss in Seattle, but according to the commissioner, the harsh penalty resulted […]
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“It’s all a mind game. If you want to get caught up in what I’m doing, you’re screwed,” said Dennis Rodman after Chicago’s game 3 defeat of the Seattle Supersonics on June 9, 1996. At that point the Bulls were up 3-0 and appeared poised to return to Chicago with their 4th NBA Championship. Prior […]
There was a fever sweeping through Chicago. The buzz flooded the city as newspapers, radio stations, news channels, friends and neighbors talked. It was inescapable. This fever that was taking over the Windy City was the 1995-‘96 Chicago Bulls. They captured the love and attention from the entire city; old and young, black and white, […]